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20-05-2021 by FSI Editors

FSI at the AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2021

We are excited to share that FSI’s COO, Bill Mexias, and our Data Analyst, Vasileios Palaskas, will be speaking at this year’s AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop, organised by the Sports Analytics Group of Athens University of Economics and Business.

The AUEB Sports Analytics Group organizes an annual conference dedicated to all topics where mathematics and sport meet. 

As the Covid-19 pandemic remains threatening, AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2021 (SAW 2021) is organized online by Athens University of Economics and Business, Department of Statistics, and will take place from Monday 24th of May to Tuesday 25th of May 2021.  The workshop is accompanied by a short course on FOOTBALL ANALYTICS (26-28 May 2021).

Fantasy Sports Interactive is an awarded fantasy sports software provider utilising sports analytics and big data to bring innovation to the global sports betting industry.

Harnessing the power of statistics and KPIs, the FSI Team has developed an original Suite of sports betting markets based on athletes’ performance and sports analytics.

FSI’s innovative Suite, the Fixed-Odds-Fantasy (#FOF), was premiered to the gambling industry in 2019, at the ICE London Exhibition. Now, for the first time, and after the successful integration, online and retail launch of #FOF markets and exclusive Performance Feed in Greece and internationally, the FSI Team presents both the Business Intelligence and the Data Science behind the concept.

Our COO, Bill Mexias, will introduce the Fixed-Odds-Fantasy Suite, its products and the business model behind FSI’s proprietary software.

Vasileios Palaskas, FSI’s Data Analyst, holder of MSc in Statistics and Research Associate at AUEB Sports Analytics Group, will present the Statistical methodologies and approach for the prediction of athletes’ fantasy performance ratings.

Vasileios and Bill are scheduled to open the second day of the Workshop, Tuesday 25 May, at 17.00 (EEST).

The AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2021 (SAW2021) is the 5th conference in this workshop series and the 1st virtual conference in Greece that brings together professionals and academics with a common interest in applying cutting-edge quantitative methods on Sports.

AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2021 (SAW2021) 24-25 May 2021 & Short Course on Football Analytics

by Ioannis NtzoufrasDimitris Karlis and Leonardo Egidi

26-27-28 May 2021

Topics include:

  • Mathematical and physical models in sports
  • Performance measures and models 
  • Optimisation of sports performance
  • Statistics and probability models
  • Match outcome models
  • Competitive strategy
  • Game theoretical models
  • Optimal tournament design and scheduling,
  • Decision support systems
  • Econometrics in sport 
  • Analysis of sporting technologies
  • Computationally intensive methods
  • Financial valuation in sport

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